The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
Many Christians all over the world wonder why God allows His people to experience spiritual darkness. Some ask, “how could God allow me to experience this?”
If you’re that person, let me encourage you: there’s a purpose for that.
A world of darkness
Friends, it’s a fact that the world we live in is marred by sin. From the time Adam and Eve sinned, the world, which was put under their dominion (see Genesis 1:26-30), began seeing death and decay. Simply put, we are living in a fallen world.
Because we live in a fallen world, we can’t and must not expect that there’s no darkness around us. Where sin is, there will always be darkness.
Think about what the Lord Jesus says about sin and darkness in John 3:19-20, saying:
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